Fine Art – Charles Henry Scwanfelder (1774-1837). Signed C H Schwanfelder Pinx and dated 1825.
Exceptional painting of a horse standing proud in woodland, in front of a tree lined vista incorporating cows residing by a stream.
Charles born in England, the son of a German decorative painter started his career helping his father painting clock faces and snuff boxes and became renowned in his own right for his animal paintings, later being appointed by George III and George IV.
Exhibiting at the Royal Academy between 1809 and 1814. His works can be found at – Temple Newsam House, Lotherton Hall, York Museum trust, National Trust, Florence Court, Leeds City Museum and Galleries, The Ferens Art Gallery and Newstead Abbey.